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Call for accelerated action to eliminate malaria before 2030 - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2017 - 22:46

Call for accelerated action to eliminate malaria before 2030
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar 8 December 2017 – Representatives from Cambodia, China, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam today called for accelerated action to eliminate malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) by the year ...

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Kagera set to reduce malaria prevalence - Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2017 - 18:13

Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Kagera set to reduce malaria prevalence
Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)
A total of 446,749 households in Kagera Region have been short listed to get Insecticide Treated Nets (ITN) in an effort to combat the spread of malaria. The Kagera Regional Commissioner (RC), Major Gen (rtd) Salum Kijuu appealed to people to use ...

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Mekong nations call for eliminating malaria by 2030 - Press Trust of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2017 - 18:09

Mekong nations call for eliminating malaria by 2030
Press Trust of India
New Delhi, Dec 8 (PTI) Amid concerns of drug-resistant malaria parasites, representatives of Cambodia, China, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam today called for eliminating the vector-borne disease from the Greater ...

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Greater Mekong Subregion pledges to fight malaria together - ANI News

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2017 - 14:28

ANI News

Greater Mekong Subregion pledges to fight malaria together
ANI News
"Malaria is a disease that we can-and must-eliminate from the Greater Mekong Subregion. The drive to achieve this goal by 2030 demonstrates the joint commitment of health leaders from across the subregion to secure the health and well-being of ...
Mekong countries call for accelerated action to eliminate malaria before 2030BSA bureau (press release)

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"Supermalaria" is On the Way - Scientific American (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2017 - 12:00

Guardian (blog)

"Supermalaria" is On the Way
Scientific American (blog)
There has been growing hope in recent years that malaria could eventually be eradicated but that sense of optimism is currently facing some major new challenges. Scientists are warning that a “supermalaria” parasite is spreading rapidly across ...
Malaria cases rise as insecticide resistance spreadsGuardian (blog)
Beware the dangers of the mosquitoThe Sunshine Coast Daily

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Sierra Leone News: Global response to malaria at crossroads – WHO report - Awoko

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2017 - 11:02

HitechexaMiner (press release)

Sierra Leone News: Global response to malaria at crossroads – WHO report
Awoko
After unprecedented global success in malaria control, progress has stalled, according to the World Malaria Report 2017. There were an estimated 5 million more malaria cases in 2016 than in 2015. Malaria deaths stood at around 445,000, a similar number ...
Global Drugs for Malaria Market | Industry Size, Analysis 2011-2017, Future Scope 2018-2023HitechexaMiner (press release)

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West Pokot gets 413000 mosquito nets in fight against malaria - The Star, Kenya

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2017 - 09:17

The Star, Kenya

West Pokot gets 413000 mosquito nets in fight against malaria
The Star, Kenya
“The nets are to protect us from mosquitoes, not for use in fencing our gardens,” he said, adding some residents had been using nets distributed in 2014 instead of the new ones. The doctor also expressed fears that many people might have been locked ...

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WHO supports ministry of health to train district rapid response teams in malaria surveillance, epidemic ... - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2017 - 07:45

WHO supports ministry of health to train district rapid response teams in malaria surveillance, epidemic ...
ReliefWeb
Kampala, 7 December, 2017:- The World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting the Ministry of Health (MoH) National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) and Epidemiology and Surveillance Division (ESD) to train regional District Rapid Response Teams (DRRT ...

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Malaria cases rise as insecticide resistance spreads - Guardian (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2017 - 06:55

Guardian (blog)

Malaria cases rise as insecticide resistance spreads
Guardian (blog)
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has alerted to rise in malaria cases and the fears of resurgence as progress in the fight against a curable disease that kills hundreds of thousands of children has stalled. The WHO, in a recent report, said the ...
Beware the dangers of the mosquitoThe Sunshine Coast Daily

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US Navy Entomologists Take Malaria Fight to Sub-Saharan Africa - USNI News

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2017 - 02:03

US Navy Entomologists Take Malaria Fight to Sub-Saharan Africa
USNI News
Since summer, Navy entomologists have taken an increased role fighting malaria in Africa, work with the potential to help millions of residents in many of the same countries U.S. special forces are fighting terrorist organizations. Malaria prevention ...

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How malaria tricks the immune system - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2017 - 00:33

How malaria tricks the immune system
Science Daily
Global efforts to eradicate malaria are crucially dependent on scientists' ability to outsmart the malaria parasite. And Plasmodium falciparum is notoriously clever: It is quick to develop resistance against medications and has such a complex life ...

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Malaria: An emerging public health concern - Rising Kashmir (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 7, 2017 - 19:49

Rising Kashmir (press release) (blog)

Malaria: An emerging public health concern
Rising Kashmir (press release) (blog)
Malaria is a disease that's most often caused by mosquito bites from mosquitos that carry malaria parasites. There are at least five types of Plasmodium parasites that infect people, although P. falciparum and P. vivax are the most common and deadly ...

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Malaria: An emerging public health concern - Rising Kashmir

Malaria News Feeds - December 7, 2017 - 19:33

Malaria: An emerging public health concern
Rising Kashmir
Malaria is a disease that's most often caused by mosquito bites from mosquitos that carry malaria parasites. There are at least five types of Plasmodium parasites that infect people, although P. falciparum and P. vivax are the most common and deadly ...

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How malaria tricks the immune system - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - December 7, 2017 - 16:49

RTE.ie

How malaria tricks the immune system
Phys.Org
Global efforts to eradicate malaria are crucially dependent on scientists' ability to outsmart the malaria parasite. And Plasmodium falciparum is notoriously clever: It is quick to develop resistance against medications and has such a complex life ...
Malaria parasite can deceive immune systemRTE.ie

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Common fungus helps dengue virus thrive in mosquitoes

Science Daily - Malaria - December 7, 2017 - 16:49
A species of fungus that lives in the gut of some Aedes aegypti mosquitoes increases the ability of dengue virus to survive in the insects, according to a study.
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Pilot Testing For Effectiveness Of RTS,S Malaria Vaccine To Begin In 2018 In Ghana, Kenya, Malawi - Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - December 7, 2017 - 16:13

Pilot Testing For Effectiveness Of RTS,S Malaria Vaccine To Begin In 2018 In Ghana, Kenya, Malawi
Kaiser Family Foundation
The coming year will see the widespread testing of the first effective vaccine against Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes the most deadly type of malaria. The vaccine, called RTS,S, will be given exclusively to children. It has been under ...

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US, Partners Investigate Illegal Sale Of Aid-Provided HIV, Malaria Testing Kits In Zambia - Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - December 7, 2017 - 16:12

US, Partners Investigate Illegal Sale Of Aid-Provided HIV, Malaria Testing Kits In Zambia
Kaiser Family Foundation
“Six people, including two pharmacy owners, have been arrested in Zambia and accused of the illegal sale of HIV and malaria testing kits as part of an international crackdown on profiteering from foreign aid, U.S. officials said on Wednesday. The test ...

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How malaria tricks the immune system

Science Daily - Malaria - December 7, 2017 - 15:24
A possible defense in the battle against malaria has now been presented by a team of researchers.
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Zambia's multipronged strategy for eliminating malaria - Devex

Malaria News Feeds - December 7, 2017 - 12:36

Devex

Zambia's multipronged strategy for eliminating malaria
Devex
The cups are placed in a cooler, gathered with samples from 36 other mosquito trappers, and shipped to the capital city of Lusaka to be examined in a laboratory at the National Malaria Elimination Center, as part of research efforts to better ...

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Malaria parasite can deceive immune system - RTE.ie

Malaria News Feeds - December 7, 2017 - 12:26

RTE.ie

Malaria parasite can deceive immune system
RTE.ie
The parasite that causes malaria is capable of deceiving the immune system, according to a new study by scientists at Trinity College Dublin. The researchers found that the parasites, Plasmodium falciparum, can use a form of communication to send a ...

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